Calendar


 

  Register for an acctivity at the Club's monthly meeting or by contacting the Leader directly

  The Calendar is updated regularly however always check with the Leader to confirm arrangements

  A complete description of and information about the activity is provided at the Club meeting prior to the activity

  It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit enough for the activity. 

We have a grading system but even so, what can be an easy walk for one person may be quite strenuous for another.  MINIMUM REQUREMENT FOR CLUB WALKS:  Any new members not from another Bushwalking Club must first participate in a training walk up "The Mongrel" (Mount Cotton) prior to engaging in any of our Redland Bushwalkers Club walks, which are rated 3 or higher in difficulty.

  DW = Day Walk   BC = Base Camp   TW = Through Walk   AB = Abseiling    CYC = Bike Ride    
  SOC = Social    KAY = Kayaking    TR = Training

  WALK GRADINGS:

Distance

Terrain

Fitness

S

Short Under 10km per day.

1-3

Graded track or open terrain, no scrub.

1-3

Easy, suitable for beginners.

M

Medium 10-15km per day.

4-5

Off track, bush, minor scrub, rainforest, rock hopping, minor scrambling.

4-5

Medium, Reasonable fitness required.

L

Long 15-20 km per day.

6-7

As above + thick scrub. Major rock scrambling using hands.

6-7

As above + agility required.

X L

Extra Long 20km+ per day.

8-9

As above + rope and technical ability required.

8-9

Hard strenuous, fit walkers only.

  KIT LISTS FOR WALKING   -   Day Walk Kit List   -   Through Walk Kit List


 

 
 

As at 5th  June 2020

 

   

Covid-19 restrictions to Club activities:  Covid 19 Sign On Sheet

  1. Maximum 10 people on any activity, including the leader
  2. No carpooling
  3. All participants must sign on and off every activity 
  4. Participants to practice good personal hygiene (eg regularly washing hands and using hand sanitiser, coughing or sneezing into elbow)
  5. Participants to physically distance while taking part (keeping 1.5m from each other)
  6. If a chosen venue is crowded, an alternative should be sought. 

If participants have even a hint of cold or flu-like symptoms, please stay at home.

If a leader quizzes you about your movements during the restrictions please don't be offended, as they are just being very cautious. None of us want to see another outbreak, especially among our fellow members. 

 

   
       
 

MONTHYLY MEETINGS OF THE CLUB HAVE ALSO BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 

   

 

   
  JUNE 2020    
       
 

Sat 6th June: DW - S 6 6 - Spicers Peak: Walk has amazing views, but it's a steep up with some scrambling. Bring morning tea, lunch and warm clothes.  We'll meet at the Puma Service Station in Aratula, ready to leave there at 7:30. Contact Judy;  0408 874 315 judym_s@bigpond.com or Bea 0409 828 589 beaberger@hotmail.com

   
       
 

Sun 7th June – DW M 3 3- BAYVIEWConservation Area, Days Rd entrance off German Church Rd.  Starting at 8am, it should take about 3.5hrs to cover approx 14km.  Bring morning tea, water etc. Contact : Jillian Wilson  041 233 1205

   
       
  JULY 2020    
       
  AUGUST 2020    
 

Fri 7th - Sun16  BASE CAMP DATE CLAIMER     A group of RBW members is plannibg to do the six-day Carnarvon Great Walk between 8-15 August, staying the night before and possibly two nights after at the extremeliy civilised Takarakka camping area: For details on the camping area Click here: (https://www.takarakka.comau/)                       

This is a golden opportunity for a base camp at the same time.  This is on the assumption that travel will still be allowed, and that camping areas are open (currentliy they are not taking any bookings). Click here for a link to the park:  (https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/carnarvon-gprge/)

If you are intereted, please contact Malcolm on macanne71@bigpond.com

   
       
  Wed 12th Aug Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  Sun 16th Aug - FMR -  Basic Navigation. To nominate email: fmrqld@gmail.com    
       
  SEPTEMBER 2020    
       
  Sun 6th Sep - FMR - Operating an incorporated association in QLD. To nominate email: fmrqld@gmail.com    
       
  Wed 9th Sep Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
 
 

Sun 13th DW S T3 F3 Mount Cotton: This walk is approx 6 km return and takes about two hours.  Suitable as an introductory walk for prospective new members or a training walk for members.  (There is the option to take the harder walk up Mongrel Hill). We will leave  from the Green Box at 7:00 am.  Plenty of parking on the opposite side of the road in a cleared gravel area in front of property No 712-730 West Mount Cotton Road, Sheldon.  Hiking poles are recommended as there are loose gravel spots. For Directions and More information Click Here  Contact Jean Perlin 0401 213 315 Email: jeanperlin@hotmail.com    
       

OCTOBER 2020    
       
  Wed 14th Oct Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  NOVEMBER  2020    
       

Fri 6th to Sun 8th Nov RBC Christmas Breakup 2020. Further details to follow    
       
  Wed 11th Nov Club Meeting at Indigiscapes 17 Runnymede Road Capalaba 7pm for a 7.30 start    
       
  DECEMBER 2020    
       
       
  DATE CLAIMER FOR 2021 : (August,  Friday 6th - Monday 9th 2021)  Moreton Island Camping.  Walking Weekend 4 days. Date claimer. More information early 2021.  Weekend has been booked with Alan Gennings at Blue Lagoon. Leader: Carmel Cash M: 0438 242 249 E: carmelcash@bigpond.com    
       

 

 
 
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